income support to help with the costs of basic needs, like food, clothing and shelter.
health benefits for clients and their families
Emergency assistance is also available to people who are in a crisis or an emergency situation (e.g. people who have lost their homes, are leaving an abusive relationship and/or are worried about their safety).
To be eligible for Ontario Works you must:
live in Ontario
be in financial need (your household doesn't have sufficient financial resources to meet basic living expenses)
be willing to make reasonable efforts to find, prepare for and keep a job (unless you have specific circumstances that temporarily prevent you from doing so, such as an illness or caregiving responsibilities)
Other adult members of your household must also agree to participate in employment assistance activities
Age Requirements: 16 year(s) - 65 year(s)
Honey Harbour - P0E 1E0
MacTier - P0C 1H0
Port Severn - L0K 1S0
Not all addresses in these postal codes fall within the District of Muskoka, but when you call intake, they will use GPS information to check and if not, will direct you towards either Simcoe or Parry Sound as appropriate.
Call to apply. Online applications also available Click here for link to online application . An appointment will be scheduled in one of three local offices to meet with a case manager. Forms available on Muskoka website .